Village of Kronenwetter, WI
Marathon County
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A. 
No person shall divide any land located within the jurisdictional limits of this chapter which results in a subdivision, land division or a replat; no such subdivision, land division or replat shall be entitled to record; and no street shall be laid out or improvements made to land without compliance with all requirements of this chapter and the following:
(1) 
The provisions of Wis. Stats. Ch. 236 and Wis. Stats. § 82.18 or as amended from time to time.
(2) 
The rules of the State Department of Transportation contained in Wis. Adm. Code Ch. Trans 233, which abut a state trunk highway or connecting street.
(3) 
The rules of the Department of Commerce relating to subdivisions not served by public sewer.
(4) 
The rules of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources contained in Wisconsin Administrative Code for floodplain management programs, Wisconsin's shoreland-wetland management and Chapter 520, Zoning, of the Code of the Village of Kronenwetter.
(5) 
All applicable local and county ordinances and regulations and applicable ordinances of any city or village whose extraterritorial jurisdiction extends into the Village.
(6) 
The Village of Kronenwetter Comprehensive Plan and plan components.
(7) 
All applicable rules contained in the Wisconsin Administrative Code not listed in this chapter.
B. 
Jurisdiction of this chapter shall include all lands within the Village of Kronenwetter. The provisions of this chapter, as they apply to divisions of tracts of land into less than four parcels, shall not apply to:
(1) 
Transfers of interests in land by will or pursuant to court order;
(2) 
Leases for a term not to exceed 10 years, mortgages or easements; and
(3) 
The sale or exchange of parcels of land between owners of adjoining property if additional lots are not thereby created and the lots resulting are not reduced below the minimum sizes required by this article or other applicable laws or ordinances.
C. 
Any division of land, other than a subdivision as defined in this chapter, shall be surveyed and a certified survey map prepared as provided in accordance with this chapter.
D. 
The Village shall not issue any building permit authorizing the building on or improvement of any parcel of land not on record as of the effective date of this chapter until the provisions and requirements of this chapter have been met.
A. 
No land shall be divided for any use, which is held unsuitable for such use by the Village Board, upon the recommendation of the Plan Commission, for reason of flooding, inadequate drainage, adverse soil or rock formation, unfavorable topography or any other feature likely to be harmful to the health, safety or welfare of the future residents of the proposed subdivision or the community. The Village Board, in applying the provisions of this chapter, shall in writing recite the particular facts upon which the Board bases its conclusion that the land is not suitable for residential or commercial use and afford the subdivider an opportunity to present evidence regarding such unsuitability if so desired. Thereafter, the Village Board may affirm, modify or withdraw its determination of unsuitability.
B. 
Except as provided herein, the Plan Commission shall make a general determination regarding land suitability at the time of preapplication conferences. The subdivider shall furnish such maps, data and information as may be necessary to make a determination of land suitability. In addition to the data and information required to be submitted with the preliminary plat or certified survey map, the subdivider may be required to submit some or all of the following additional information for development located in an area where flooding or potential flooding may be a hazard:
(1) 
A map prepared by a registered land surveyor or engineer which accurately locates the proposed development with respect to floodplain limits, if present, channel or stream fill limits and elevations and floodproofing measures proposed to be taken.
(2) 
Such other data as may be required by the Village or county.
C. 
When a proposed land division is located in an area where flooding or potential flooding may be a hazard, the Plan Commission may transmit the subdivision to Marathon County Zoning and request technical assistance in determining whether the land is suitable or unsuitable for the use proposed.
D. 
Where a proposed land division is located wholly or partly in an area where flooding or potential flooding may be a hazard, the applicable county ordinances shall apply.
E. 
The subdivider may, as part of the preapplication procedure, request a determination of land suitability, providing that the subdivider shall submit all necessary maps, data and information for such a determination to be made.
F. 
The subdivider shall make reasonable efforts to protect and retain existing trees, shrubbery, vines and grasses not actually lying in public roadways, utilities, drainageways, building foundation sites, driveways and on-site soil absorption areas. Such trees should be protected and preserved during construction in accordance with sound conservation practices.
G. 
Suitability of land for private sewerage systems shall be determined in accordance with Wisconsin Department of Commerce and Marathon County requirements.
The following offices of the Village are concerned with the administration of this chapter.
A. 
The Village Board. The Village Board is vested with the following responsibilities in regard to subdivision control:
(1) 
Approval or disapproval of all preliminary plats, final plats and certified survey maps referred to it by the Plan Commission.
(2) 
Amend the regulations of this chapter when found necessary and desirable, as hereinafter provided.
(3) 
Institute appropriate proceedings to enforce the provisions of this chapter.
B. 
The Village Plan Commission. The Plan Commission shall administer the provisions of this chapter and, in addition thereto and in furtherance of said authority, shall:
(1) 
Maintain permanent and current records of this chapter, including amendments thereto.
(2) 
Receive and file all preliminary plats, final plats and certified survey maps.
(3) 
Forward copies of the preliminary plat, final plat and certified survey maps to other appropriate offices and agencies for their written recommendations and reports.
(4) 
Forward copies of the preliminary plat and final plat, with recommendations, to the Village Board.
(5) 
Make all other determinations required by the regulations herein.
A. 
General. All persons, firms or corporations performing work which requires the review of plans, public hearing(s) or the issuance of permit(s) shall pay a fee and professional fees for such work to the Village Clerk to assist in defraying the cost of administration, investigation, advertising and processing of applications, permits and variances. There may be additional fees for outside consultants (such as planning, engineering, inspection, legal, and etc.). These fees will be billed at actual cost approximately 30 days after completion of services.
B. 
Effective date. All fees shall be effective upon adoption by the Village Board.
C. 
Fee schedule. The following fees shall apply to all projects within the Village and shall be set from time to time by the Village Board:
(1) 
Conditional use permit, variances and zoning fees.
(2) 
Platting fees.
(3) 
Erosion control/storm water review fees.
(4) 
Site plan fees.
(5) 
Platting and site plan review fees. This review fee is established to help defray the cost of reviewing and inspecting site plans, subdivisions and certified survey maps occurring in the Village of Kronenwetter. All of these fees are cumulative. The developer or subdivider shall pay fees as herein established to the Village Clerk.
(6) 
Planning, engineering and inspection review fees. The Village shall be assisted by planning consultants, engineers and inspectors on all site plans, plats and CSMs submitted for review. The actual cost of the planning consultants, engineers and inspectors fees for reviewing and inspecting, site plans, plats, CSMs and any related supporting documentation, shall be paid by the developer prior to site plan, final plat or CSM approval by the Village Board. Prior to the consultant beginning work, the developer must execute a contract with the Village Board for payment of the services.
(7) 
Legal fees. In the event the Village Attorney is required to prepare contracts, developer agreements, and/or related documents between the developer and the Village, the actual cost of the Village Attorney's fees in the preparation and review of documents shall be paid by the developer prior to approval of the site plan, final plat or CSM by the Village Board.
(8) 
Park dedication fees: per subdivision regulations.
(9) 
Failure to obtain permits. The Village shall charge a double fee if work is started before a permit is applied for and issued. Such double fee shall not release the applicant from full compliance with Village ordinances nor from prosecution for violation of Village ordinances.
(10) 
Relocation of common boundary: $40 plus $5 per lot.
[Added 11-14-2011 by Ord. No. 11-15]